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winton9165

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Does anyone know what one of these might be worth?
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Depends on what the signature is on....a record sleeve, piece of paper etc.
Theres an archive that collects past ebay sales where one can check current rates that collectibles go for, be it lps, books, signatures etc.....but I cant remember....ah, got it:go and check ''popsikes'', there you can rummage through old auction sales.

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Thanks....


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But never rush to assume it's authentic. There are many cases of fake signatures so the hunt for a genuine Ian signature should be done with extreme caution. Who wouldn't like to get your £500 for little effort?
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If it's on eBay it's probably fake. Hardly any real ones are ever sold, you'd need a lot of provenance to be anywhere sure about it.

Autographs are a good way of throwing money away.
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Thanks! We know this is genuine...the owner got it off IC personally at Eric's. He did three for her but two have disappeared.....


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Would you like to tell us more about how, when and where the signatures wefe acquired? always happy to hear first hand accounts.
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It's all about the provenance. 

Do tell us more about how these signatures were obtained at Eric's please.
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Hi there, the signature is one of three that Julie McCulloch --sister of Ian Mac E&B -- got IC to sign at Eric's. They were all on scraps of paper. She mounted one on a cereal packet with sellotape and pins for the wall. We expected to find all three in an old suitcase in her loft. Unfortunately there is only 1 amongst some great ephemera of the time; letters from Julian Cope, original lyrics by Holly Johnson, a letter from Pete de Freitas, various press cuttings and photos etc.


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With that provenance, I would say worth a few hundred. Maybe worth trying Omega Auctions?
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Thanks! We are not selling anyway; thought it might interest JD fans.....


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Thanks for the details! Very intriguing.
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